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Pinpoint security training school is the Premiere security training school on Staten Island. Our Instructor is highly motivated and will provide you the best training experience possible. That is why most security guard companies trust us by sending their guards to us!

47 Hour Firearms Training Course for Armed Security Guards

This 47 hour course is required by New York State as the first step in obtaining an armed security guard registration card from the NYS Department of State. To attend the course students must provide a valid pistol license pursuant to NY Penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS security guard registration card. The course consists of 7 hours of NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force) and 40 hours of range instruction and qualification. To successfully complete the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a hand gun. Upon successful completion of this course the guard is issued a training certificate. This certificate must accompany the security guard’s registration application when submitted to the NYS Department of State.

8 Hour Annual Firearms Training Course for Armed Security Guards

This 8 hour course must be completed each calendar year following the completion of the 47 Hour Firearms Training Course for Armed Security Guards, and annually thereafter. To attend the course students must possess a valid pistol license pursuant to NY Penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS security guard registration card. The course consists of 3 hours of NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Force/Deadly physical Force) and 5 hours of range instruction and qualification. To successfully complete the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a hand gun. The guard must complete this course as a prerequisite for renewal of the guards registration.

H.R. 218 ( For Retired Law Enforcement Officers)

This course is designed to assist in:

  1. A) Learn the history of H.R. 218
  2. B) Determine the consequences of violating this new law.
  3. C) Understand the main concepts of H.R. 218 and how they affect a retired member of the service.
  4. D) Develop strategies to prevent civil liabilities.

N.Y.S. Security Guard Application Assistance

  • Completion of the Security Guard Application.
  • We also provide the electronic fingerprints required by NYS Department of State.